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Whisky Magazine Best Buy

Whisky Magazine Best Buy

In each issue of Whisky Magazine we award the very best whisky from our tastings with the coverted Editors Choice award.

 

Issue 121 Out Now

Whisky Magazine Issue 121

Rocky Mountain High, Mixo-gastro, India Drinkers' Guide, Four Roses

 

Latest Winners

Whisky Magazine - Best Buy - Winner

Whisky Shack Company Storm
Blended Malt - Scotland - 43.00%
8 Well developed, balanced and very easy to drink. Another solid introduction to malt whisky for a newbie.

Whisky Magazine - Best Buy - Winner

That Boutique-y Whisky Company Caol Ila
Single Malt - Scotland - 45.80%
8 An easy drinking peaty offering which could lead to an empty bottle pretty quickly.

Whisky Magazine - Best Buy - Winner

Master of Malt Aberlour That Boutique-y Whisky Company
Blended Malt - Scotland - 54.60%
8 A rich and well structured whisky. Amazingly smooth given its strength.

 

Winners

Whisky Magazine - Best Buy - Winner

Bunnahabhain 12 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.30%
7 What was already a very fine (if underrated) 12yo has been given greater depth with a bump up in strength and non chill filtering. It's now one of the best on the market.

Whisky Magazine - Best Buy - Winner

Auchentoshan Valinch 2011
Single Malt - Scotland - 57.50%
8 Another excellent marker on the upward trajectory of Auchie.

Whisky Magazine - Best Buy - Winner

Caol Ila Moch
Single Malt - Scotland - 43.00%
7 Worth a look.

Whisky Magazine - Best Buy - Winner

Caol Ila Unpeated 12 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 64.00%
8 An elegant, very drinkable Highland style dram.

Whisky Magazine - Best Buy - Winner

Deanston Virgin Oak
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.30%
8 An enticing summery character. To be enjoyed with fruit puddings.

Whisky Magazine - Best Buy - Winner

Evan Williams Single Barrel Vintage 2002
Bourbon - U.S.A. - 43.30%
8 A superb Kentucky delight ! When old bourbons are oak controlled, they reach perfection.

Whisky Magazine - Best Buy - Winner

Four Roses Small Batch 2012
Bourbon - U.S.A. - 55.70%
8 Great balance. Bold but with finesse. Very Four Roses in fact.

World Whiskies Awards 2012 - World's Best Grain Whisky - Winner Whisky Magazine - Best Buy - Winner

Greenore 18 Years Old
Single Grain - Republic of Ireland - 46.00%
8 A very stylish grain which is showing grip and character rather than just getting sweeter and flabbier with age.

Whisky Magazine - Best Buy - Winner

Lagavulin 1989 12 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 56.50%
8 Pent up power and energy. Lagavulin at its best. A must-buy.

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Lagavulin Limited Edition 2010
Single Malt - Scotland - 52.50%
9 As good a Lagavulin as I've tasted. Hie thee to Islay!

Whisky Magazine - Best Buy - Winner

Larceny Larceny
Bourbon - U.S.A. - 46.00%
8 Interesting combination of flavours. A Bourbon? Avoid water, spoils it.

Whisky Magazine - Best Buy - Winner

Master of Malt 8 Years Old
Blended - Scotland - 40.00%
8 Cleanliness, style and substance. A wee cracker!

Whisky Magazine - Best Buy - Winner

Master of Malt Aberlour That Boutique-y Whisky Company
Blended Malt - Scotland - 54.60%
8 A rich and well structured whisky. Amazingly smooth given its strength.

Whisky Magazine - Best Buy - Winner

Secret Bottlings Series 12 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 40.00%
8 A perfectly balanced dram. Mature, smooth and pleasant all the way.

Whisky Magazine - Best Buy - Winner

Selected by Berry's Clynelish 1997 14 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
8 An excellent everyday summer dram. Sweet without excess, with an aerial texture. Fresh and fragrant.

Whisky Magazine - Best Buy - Winner

That Boutique-y Whisky Company Caol Ila
Single Malt - Scotland - 45.80%
8 An easy drinking peaty offering which could lead to an empty bottle pretty quickly.

Whisky Magazine - Best Buy - Winner

Wemyss Vintage Malts Ginger Compote, 1996 15 Years Old
Blended - Scotland - 43.00%
7 Great balance - true to its distillery character but a slightly softer edge than usual.

Whisky Magazine - Best Buy - Winner

Wemyss Vintage Malts The Hive, 12 Years Old
Blended Malt - Scotland - 40.00%
8 The style of soothing dram you enjoy in summer on a warm afternoon. It will not fly you to the moon but it will take your stress away.

Whisky Magazine - Best Buy - Winner

Whisky Shack Company Storm
Blended Malt - Scotland - 43.00%
8 Well developed, balanced and very easy to drink. Another solid introduction to malt whisky for a newbie.

 

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